New variant CJD and the blood supply: Canadian Blood Services reacts

June 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/99, Vol. 160 Issue 12, p1681
Academic Journal
Focuses on Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (nvCJD) in Canada as of June 15, 1999. History of the creation of an advisory panel by Canadian Blood Services to address the possible transmission of the disease through the blood supply; Risk factors for the disease; Description of the disease; Comments from R.G. Will of the National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit; Outlook.


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